Professional Information

Moises Levy is a data center subject matter expert. He has over 20 years of professional experience in the industry with a diverse background in planning, design, management, risk assessment, commissioning, audits, and strategic consulting of engineering projects. He has been director and founding partner of engineering companies, and has dedicated more than 15 years mainly to data center infrastructure projects.

Throughout his PhD and subsequent years he has conducted substantial research on data centers. His vision has been to improve data center performance while reducing risk, through the use of real-time key indicators, AI-enabled analytics, and automated actionable recommendations. As a university professor, Moises has taught electrical engineering and data center courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Moises holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, and Bachelors degrees in Electrical and Civil Engineering. Researcher, contributor to standards, author of numerous publications, and speaker at conferences including Data Center World, BICSI and 7x24 Exchange.

Data Centers

 

  • Consulting, planning, conceptual engineering and design

  • Construction project management and supervision

  • Site analysis and selection: Data center site risk metric

  • Infrastructure: physical layout, electrical, mechanical, telecommunications, security, fire, monitoring and automation

  • Risk assessment (infrastructure and operational)

  • Reliability and redundancy studies

  • Commissioning

  • Audits and certifications

  • Metrics and benchmarking

Electrical Installations

  • Design, execution and supervision of electrical installations for residential, commercial and industrial facilities (low and medium voltage)

  • Energy audits

  • Backup power systems

  • Grounding systems

  • Lightning protection systems

  • Special studies such as power quality, active filters, transient, coordination and short circuit

  • Reliability and redundancy studies

 

Telecommunications Infrastructure

  • Design, implementation and monitoring of structured cabling systems (twisted pair and optical fiber)

  • Integration of voice and data networks

  • Cabling audits and certifications

  • Assessment and diagnosis of existing facilities

 

Intelligent Buildings

  • Conceptual engineering and design

  • Integration and automation

Professional Associations

 

BICSI:

  • 2017-Present : Contributor for data center standards committees

    • ANSI/BICSI-002: Data Center Design and Implementation Best Practices

    • BICSI-009: Data Center Operations and Maintenance Best Practices

  • 2018, 2019: Outstanding contributor 

AFCOM

  • 2020-Present : member

ASHRAE

  • 2020-Present : member

International Computer Room Experts Association (ICREA):

  • 2009-Present: President of ICREA - Venezuela Chapter

  • 2007-Present:

    • Member of the committee for the review and update of ICREA’s International Standard ICREA-Std-131 for design and construction of Data Centers

    • Member of the CCRE (Certified Computer Room Expert) Auditors Team

  • Founder of the ICREA Andean Chapter

Venezuelan Engineers Association

  • 1990-Present: Member